Even the most resilient electrical grids are subject to outages from extreme weather events. Today we look at how the Utilities responsible for getting the lights back on after severe storms can prepare for the worst.

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Electricity North West is a British Electricity Distribution Network in the North West of England. Their investment in a Tait GridLink distribution automation solution could mean shorter power cuts in rural spots. Continue Reading

Power outages can cost cities millions of dollars per minute, so the job of the Utility company is crucial. Tait has been working alongside Utilities for the last 50 years, to help linesmen stay safe and connected, and keep the lights on. 

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It’s been a long time in the making, but the fifth podcast has finally arrived. In today’s new podcast, Evan Forester discusses GridLink, SmartGrid and Distribution Automation with Philip Mullins, Solutions Marketing Manager.

In this podcast we discuss the following:

  • Why is Tait focusing on industry solutions?
  • Why is DMR the platform we are building our Industry solutions on?
  • What is GridLink and how is it related to SmartGrid?
  • How does Distribution Automation impact consumers?
  • Is anyone doing this already?
  • EA Networks and the use of... Continue Reading

Tait are leaders in DMR technology with our delivery and management of critical communication solutions for the Utilities Industry. The Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) Telecom & Technology 2015 event starts next week and we have our latest technology on show.

When: May 5-8th, 2015
Where: Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339.
Booth Number: #902
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Join Philip Mullins, Solutions Marketing Manager from Tait Communications live on March 5th for a Business Review live Webinar.

Time: 3PM London/10am New York

Philip will be presenting ‘value based decision making’, a case study of EA Networks. This webinar highlights work we have completed with EA Networks to modernize their land mobile radio environment. Continue Reading

Tait GridLink is a DMR application that optimizes DNP 3 traffic for Utilities and other industries that utilize industrial control systems. It provides connectivity between a SCADA host application and a remote telemetry unit (RTU).

Installing Tait Gridlink into your current network will impact your business in many ways. To demonstrate the benefits from installing intelligence into your network we have built a series of business case calculators. There are four calculators that focus on different benefit scenarios. You can use all the four... Continue Reading

Last week we wrote the article Introducing Tait GridLink: The economically intelligent choice for distribution automation.

EA Networks are currently trialling six Gridlink terminals to improve their network visibility. EA Networks owns and operates the electricity distribution network and an advanced fiber-optic communications network for the mid-Canterbury region, delivering power to approximately 17,450 consumers through almost 1,864 miles (3,000km) of distribution lines. you can read the full case study here

Watch the short clip taken from TV One News report:

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